I am so very excited to share my newest book with all of you! Upon reflection, I realize this is the book I have been working up to writing since I began teaching herbal medicine in 2008 – an exciting culmination of my culinary, herbal and teaching experiences to date. This 312-page hardcover book is full of over 110 original recipes and gorgeous photographs were taken right here at the Thyme Herbal classroom and gardens in Conway, Massachusetts.
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Author and herbalist Brittany Wood Nickerson understands that food is our most powerful medicine. In Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen she reveals how the kitchen can be a place of true awakening for the senses and spirit, as well as deep nourishment for the body. With in-depth profiles of favorite culinary herbs such as dill, sage, basil, and mint, Nickerson offers fascinating insights into the healing properties of each herb and then shares 110 original recipes for scrumptious snacks, entrées, drinks, and desserts that are specially designed to meet the body’s needs for comfort, nourishment, energy, and support through seasonal changes.
What a blessing of a book! Beautiful, informative, inspiring, and full of great recipes, this is so much more than a cookbook; it is a deep encounter with why and how to nourish, heal, and thrive through food and herbs.
Pam Montgomery, author of Plant Spirit Healing and Partner Earth
Brittany Wood Nickerson is a clear voice for those yearning to reconnect with the joy of eating in balance with nature. We are invited into her magical world to see how delicious simple yet sophisticated herbal fare can transform our health, our lives, and the very earth itself.
Annie B Kay MS RDN C-IAYT
Author, Every Bite Is Divine, and Lead Nutritionist, Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health
Brittany speaks with Meg Bantle of The Broadfork on the medicinal benefits and magic of cooking with herbs:
Photography on this page © by Alexandra Grablewski and © by Keller + Keller Photography, from Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen © by Brittany Wood Nickerson, used with permission from Storey Publishing.
More praise for Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen…
This book will fill your belly and your soul with deliciousness. Brittany’s wise herbal advice serves as an inspiring tool for living a nourishing, connected lifestyle.
Rosemary Gladstar, herbal educator, activist and best-selling author
These inspired yet simple and approachable recipes beautifully showcase the remarkable versatility of herbs and how they can bring delight to the plate.
Jennifer McGruther, author of The Nourished Kitchen
Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen is a sacred book filled with wisdome and love. It upholds the finest traditions and skills of cooking, while bringing forth nourishment for body, mind and spirit.